On Friday, August 5, 2016, the Coalition For Peace Action held its annual Hiroshima and Nagasaki Commemoration, and picnic, at Tiger Park in Princeton. The speakers included The Rev. Robert Moore, Executive Director of the CFPA, and Dr. Zia Mian, Physicist and Co-Director of the Program on Science and Global Security. The Solidarity Singers also performed at the event.

IMG 1372 X3Solidarity Singers perform at the August 5 Hiroshima and Nagasaki Commemoration

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Rev. Bob Moore (left) and Dr. Zia Mian (right) speak at Tiger Park at the annual Hiroshima and Nagasaki Commemoration

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The Rev. Bob Moore speaking to the crowd (left) and the closing candlelight vigil (right) 

Photos are courtesy of John Lien

To view more of John's pictures of the event go to:  https://artstat.smugmug.com/CFPA/HiroshimaNagasaki/

                                                                     

The Coalition for Peace Action (CFPA) co-led the Peace and Climate Justice contingent at the March for a Clean Energy Revolution, attended by 10,000 on Sunday, July 24 in Philadelphia on the eve of the Democratic National Convention.   

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CFPA leaders (center behind Stop the Warming Stop Climate Wars banner) help lead demonstration in Philadelphia. Photo by Irene Goldman.

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There was a lot of press coverage on the march, including the front page of the New York Times. The following are just some of the press publications of the march in general:

http://templeupdate.com/thousands-march-for-a-clean-energy…/

https://stateimpact.npr.org/…/clean-energy-advocates-urge-…/

http://www.metro.us/…/thousands-of-…/zsJpgx---sKCzO2Ouomdx6/

http://www.commondreams.org/…/demonstrators-demand-clean-en…

http://www.philly.com/phi…/blogs/stuniversity/388079216.html  

Assistant Director Alesha Vega was quoted in the following two publications:

Eco Watch: http://www.ecowatch.com/10000-march-in-philly-calling-for-a-clean-energy-revolution-1943067458.html

Common Dreams: http://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2016/07/24/over-10000-march-eve-democratic-national-convention-demanding-fracking-ban-and  

CFPA Chair Irene Goldman, PA Office Director Ed Aguilar, and Alesha were also interviewed on the Real News Network. Video footage is here: http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=16832  

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